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Dennis Praet vs Sergej Milinkovic-Savic – Serie A – 2017/2018

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Dennis Praet


Sergej Milinkovic-Savic


Position: Midfielder

Serie A – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 03.07.2018


Dennis Praet vs Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. The two fantastic midfielders in Serie A, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Dennis Praet and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic in five passing categories:

  • Assists
  • Key passes per match
  • Passes per match
  • Pass success percentage
  • Crosses past per match

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Dennis Praet did — 35 to 32.
Milinkovic-Savic played more minutes than Praet – 2850 to 2665.
Dennis Praet has 3 assists in Serie A (EFRating = 2.40), same like Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (EFRating = 2.40).
Milinkovic-Savic has recorded 1.5 key passes per match in Serie A (EFRating = 3.26), compared to Praet’s 1.0 (EFRating = 2.17).
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has created 50 passes per match in Serie A (EFRating = 2.45), which is more than Dennis Praet ‘s 44.1 passes per match (EFRating = 2.16).
In Serie A, Dennis Praet has completed 84.4% of his passes (EFRating = 3.13), while Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has completed only 79.9% (EFRating = 1.63).
Dennis Praet has recorded 0.3 crosses per match in Serie A (EFRating = 1.06), compared to Sergej Milinkovic-Savic’s 0.1 (EFRating = 0.35).

Based on the analysis above, Dennis Praet is clearly the king of 2 passing categories (pass success percentage and crosses per match).

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is the king of 2 passing categories (key passes per match and passes per match).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Dennis Praet seems like superior passer in Serie A.


Player Dennis Praet Sergej Milinkovic-Savic
EFRating 10.93 10.10


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